Luis Macias is an artist, filmmaker, image recycler and teacher specialized in Experimental cinema. Studied at Centro de Estudios Cinematohgráficos de Cataluña, CECC and graduated in Art History at Murcia University, Spain.His work in film format 8mm, super 8 and 16mm is conceived as projects on Expanded Cinema and Film Performances. His artistic concerns focus on two points: the physical work on film and film recycling and re-invention of new relations between moving images. His documentary and No-Fiction proyects are designed both for projection in dark room or installation in the white cube.
His works have been selected in Festivals, Museums y Art Centers: EUROPES International Festival, LOOP International Video-Arte Festival, De Prop Film Festival, Primavera Sound,Antic Teatre , III y IV Muestra Súper 8,(España); ITAE,OCHOyMEDIO (Ecuador); Museo de Arte Moderna de Bahía (Brasil); Festival Internacional de VideoArte de Camaguey, (Cuba); Rio Teatro Caribe, Organización Nelson Garrido ONG, Museo Bellas Artes (Venezuela); CROSSROADS International Film Festival , ATA Artist Televison Acces, Black Hole Cinemateque (San Francisco); Millenium Film, Microscope Gallery, (New York); Ecko Park Film Center (Los Angeles)
In parallel develops theoretical and practical workshops specialized in different variants of experimental film and Super 8, Found Footage, and films with out camera, in film schools, art centers and museums. He teaches Experimental Cinema, at Centro de Estudios Cinematgráficos de Cataluña, Barcelona, Spain.